PBS Newshour published an article titled "The Darfur Crisis?" on sexual violence in Darfur. The article quoted GJC President Janet Benshoof on international prosecutions for perpetrators of sexual violence.
GJC in the News
Law School Students Protest Abortion Decision
Photo by Peter R. Raymond
As a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School, Janet Benshoof, President and Founder of the Global Justice Center, leads a student protest on Supreme Court 2007 decision to ban “partial-birth” abortions.
Iraqi Judges Trained on International Law and Crimes of Sexual Violence
The National Lawyers Guild publishes an article by Olivia Kraus titled "Iraqi Judges Trained on International Law and Crimes of Sexual Violence".
This article describes the training the GJC provided for Iraqi IHT judges and women leaders. It was organized in conjunction with the Women's Alliance For a Democratic Iraq (WAFDI). The purpose of the training was to bring these two groups together, and also to impact the way the Iraqi judges saw gender crimes and gender equality.
The article gives background for the event, and then describes it and its consequences.
Feminist International Radio Endeavour
Janet Benshoof, President and Founder of the Global Justice Center, is interviewed by Feminist International Radio Endeavour (FIRE) on the 6th anniversary of UN Resolution 1325.
Iraqis Push to Prosecute Rape in War Crime Trials
Janet Benshoof, Global Justice Center President, is quoted by Women's eNews in an article on demanding justice for women who suffered from gender-based sexual crimes under the regime of Saddam Hussein.